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FOX
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
poll shows that mitt romney is now leading 4 points. that's a very big turnout. because another poll showed president obama up by 8 points just last month. there is a margin of error by 3 points. here's mitt romney in newport news, virginia sounding very upbeat about his chances for a win in four weeks. >> people wonder why it is i'm so confident we're gonna win. i'm confident because i see you here on a day like this! this is unbelievable! thank you so much! >> reporter: the obama campaign is out with a sarcastic new ad taking aim at romney's push to end subsidies for public broadcasting. >> mitt romney knows it is not wall street you have to worry about. it is sesame street. >> reporter: and both candidates converge on the battleground state of ohio today. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns. >> for the first time in history the united states has a -- does not have a protestant policy. the percentage of protestant adults has fallen to at least 48%. at the same time, the number of americans have no religious affiliation has increased from 15% to 20%. experts say this
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: he used the event to rev up the supporters after new polls show the race tightening with romney after his strong show in the debate. >> romney. we were talking about this -- he was confident but he was speaking -- confidently. protesters waves signs. >> we aren't funneling drugs to the black marketw. are keeping patients such as myself from having to resort to the black market. >> reporter: early net evening police blocked streets near the hotel where he attended a expensive event. 25 supporters paid $40,000 each for a seat at the round table. on the tarmac. >> i think it's just a wonderful opportunity. >> reporter: there was plenty of excitement. >> i think he needs four more years to finish what he started. >> reporter: the days events expected to bring in about four million dollars to his campaign and that is important cash as both of the candidates rachet up their television adds. reporting live in san francisco. heather hoppings. >> more details on the president's night in san francisco. before the conner speech he attended a fundraising dinner for 100 donors. bay area
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
romney saw a bounce up to 47%. but unemployment numbers could still give the president a boost in polls. mitt romney is using foreign policy to sharpen his attack on president obama. coming up what he would do differently to restore peace to the middle east. >>> mi pueblo is being hit with a boycott today. groups are falling on mi pueblo to rescind its decision to participate in a program that checks the immigration status of workers. they joined the program after federal immigration officials launched an audit in august of the immigration status of workers. >>> business owners are dealing with a fall out of a protest. ktvu's paul chambers is live with how one leader is saying the mayor needs to do more. >> reporter: before we get oo that, police -- to that, police tell me they knew of the protest but only expected 30-40 people who had peaceful protests in the past, that is why no additional officers were working. 2-300 occupies joined in and started causing havoc. >> 200 anti-war protesters took to the street, they broke countless windows. >> like every month. horrible. >> reporter: cl
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
gathered there as well. the poll shows the race is tightening between mitt romney and president barack obama and in his speech he referenced a debate and delivered a lack luster performance. here is more. >> after the debate i had a bunch of folks come to me saying don't be so polite, don't be so nice... [applauds] >> but i want everybody to understand something, what was being presented was not leadership, that was salesmanship. >> reporter: now the speech is one of several funds raisers the -- fund racers the president attended -- fun racers -- fundraisers the president attended and these roads will be closed to traffic and some say closer to 9:00 we should see the presidential motorcade coming through this area and the president will head to ohio where he is scheduled to speak to a crowd at the university. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> don't forget, allie, we have more on president barack obama's speech on our website www.ktvu.com. you will find it in the video player right on our front page. >>> mitt romney will also be in ohio after a stop in iowa. he said he is c
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
today, the latest polls find mitt romney drawing even with president obama in florida and virginia but in ohio the president still holds a 6 point lead over mitt romney. mitt romney's strong debate performance gave him momentum. >> don't make over reaction or under reaction based on any one poll. >> president obama and governor romney will face-off in two more debates. how will you vote? take the ktvu election quiz and find out who is best for you. "like" ktvu channel 2 news on facebook and you will find the quiz there. >>> a vehicle found burned near this field. turns out it belongs to a missing mother, how this development is helping the investigation. >> a cloudy and cool >>> an update on breaking news. we have confirmed a neighborhood has been evacuated around the 3700 block of georgia street. that is not far from penny cook elementary school. we are told that explosives had been found in a house on that block and that one person has been taken into custody. we have a news crew heading over to get new details on the story. >>> the search intensified for a missing mother. ktvu's
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
house. >> mitt romney had to fight off a supporter who was attempting to wipe his face. a poll shows mitt romney about even with president obama in florida. in colorado mitt romney losing ground in the swing state since the debate. a poll found the president is leading by 4 points. that is one point less than a different poll taken before the debate. 80% said they watched the debate. >>> this week the nominees for vice president will go head to head in a debate. coming up, who is expressing confidence. >>> skiera is now -- south korea korea -- 186 miles in hopes of limiting a arm's race. they announced the capability is 500 miles. the change close as gap between the south and the north. he has been developing missiles that could potentially reach a u.s. target by 2016. >>> venezuela voters flock to the polls in a presidential election. why some are traveling several miles to cast their ballots. >> and unanswered questions about a drown shot down in israel. >> and new information about a meningitis outbreak. the three california businesses that could be linked to the disease. . >>> vo
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
romney. the latest poll debate shows the race is tied. mitt romney picking up a couple points from his debate performance last week. now we are expected to learn more today about the republican challenger foreign policy plans. romney will tell voters at a rally in virginia how he would change course if elected. if expected he would go after the president of handling in attacks. the obama campaign is already fighting back. a spokesperson says we're not going to be lectured by someone who has been an unmitigated disaster on foreign policy. now more on what romney is expected to say at his virginia rally in another hour and why we are talking about foreign policy just a month from the election when of course the economy is the biggest ticket item. reporting in washington jacqueline fell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it's been called the worst wild fire season on record and the forest service ran out of money to fight the flames. at the end of august funding ran out to pay for the firefighters, fire trucks, and aircraft that fight the flames so the department of agricultural which runs the fore
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm PDT
to the bay area. he board air force one just a few hours ago at sfo. mr. obama faces new poll numbers today that shows that mitt romney now taking the lead. ally has a report on the president's time in san francisco. >> reporter: people lined up along the barricades on fifth and howard in san francisco to wave at the presidential motorcade. deb considers herself a mitt romney supporter but still wanted to catch a glimpse of the president. >> i'm excited that he is here. i tuned in to some of the reports last night, and it was very interesting. and just happy to be a part of this. >> reporter: this was president obama's@visit to the bay area. his focus was fund raising. >> it's good for him. he needs to raise money. >> i think it's a good piece of support for him. i think he should visit us often. >> reporter: yesterday 6,000 people lined up to hear the president speak, paying two to $7,500 a ticket. after what most analysts say was a lackluster debate performance last week, mr. obama sharpened his criticism calling governor romney's tax plan a relapse to the past. >> it's to let wall street
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
poll finds that since their first debate, mitt romney has pulled even with president obama. according to gallup's daily tracking survey, 47% of registered voter and 47% -- voters support the president and 47% back romney. and governor romney slammed president obama's foreign policies this morning during a speech at the virginia military institute. he says the president is leading from behind instead of using the country's power to shake history. romney also portrayed the administration as weak for changing its explanation for last month's deadly attacks on the us consulate in libya. >> this latest assault cannot be blamed on a reprehensible resolving israel. no, the administration has finally conceded these attacks were the deliberate work of terrorists. >> the obama campaign is dismillsing romney's speech -- is -- is dismissioning romney's speech -- dismissing romney's speech,. >>> the president is arriving here in the bay area. he's in kern county right now to dedicate a memorial to the late leader cesar chavez. he's speaking there. you can barely see him. he's greeting some support
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00am PDT
is the biggest battleground state in the upcoming election. and recent polls show obama beating mitt romney by 1 percentage point in florida. president barack obama is planning on being more aggressive. >>> and he is facing vice- presidential candidate paul ryan and here is more on what boat candidates are saying about tonight's debate. >> reporter: paul ryan says he and vice-president joseph biden have known each other for years so he knows what to expect as they go head to head in the first and only vice- presidential debate. he will emphasize the clear differences between them. >> what he can't learn from is his undefensible record. >> reporter: he says he is studying up on ryan's record in congress and will make that the focus tonight. >> governor mitt romney has embraced everything i can see. i don't want to say anything in the debate that is not completely accurate. >> a closer look at who most americans think will win tonight's debate. coming up. allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> and done for get you can watch it right here beginning at 6:00 and the news will follow immediat
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
debate gallop poll shows the race is tied. coming up a new ad begins playing today just as mitt romney takes the stage in virginia. in washington, jacqueline fell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the u.s. forest service ran out of money this year to fight fires during the worst wild fire season on record. at the end of august the money to pay for the firefighters, fire trucks and aircraft was depleted so the department of agricultural which runs the forest service ironically borrowed from other forest management programs the ones that are aimed to prevent the fires in the first place. congress only provided about half the $1 billion it actually cost to fight this years fires. >>> a new report is calling the u.s. navy explanation for radiation contamination in treasure island inadequate. it doesn't explore the possibility the base may have been dusted with radio active ash or soaked with radio active sewage. the radio acknowledged the history was more wide spread than usually thought. >>> san francisco police continue look for the person that shot and killed a man in the south of market neighbo
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
-- the first event, a small event at the inter continental -- intercontinental hotel. >>> and mitt romney is scheduled to deliver a foreign policy speech today. coming up at 8:15, the changes he says he would make in u.s. middle east policy and the results of the latest gallup poll in the presidential race. >>> gigantic goods are taking center -- gigantic gourds are taking center today at the pumpkin weigh-off. where we're hearing a world record could be set today. >> reporter: good morning. they are in the process of weighing the pumpkins rue now. this pumpkin clocked in at 695 pounds. they started with -- right now. this pumpkin clocked in at 695 pounds. they start with the smallest pumpkins right now. camly ron, you are tell -- cameron, you are telling us you need -- >> if we break the record, the winning grower gets $5,000. >> reporter: the word record- breaking pumpkin weighed in this massachusetts for 2,000 pounds. so if there is a pumpkin heavier than that here, they will walk away with $25,000? >> yes. we're gonna be showing all of these pumpkins off at the festival. great time, g
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
tomorrow. an average of polls by real clear politics shows romney about even with mr. obama in florida and virginia. >> we're saying, put it on the label and let people make choices for themselves. >>> coming up at 10:30, we will look at both sides of a california proposition that could have an impact on american agriculture and the food you feed your family. >>> gas prices all over the state reached record highs today rising another 4-cents just overnight. the average price of a gallon of regular in california is just $4.65. a month ago it was $4.17. a year ago it was $4.67. ann rubin tells us what's behind another gas spike. >> reporter: californians are now paying a record amount. >> i think these prices are ridiculous. >> people working, they need a break. it's too high. way too high. >> reporter: i -- >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> reporter: but eprhen has no choice. the cab driver has been calculating how much extra he has to work to make the limit. >> the costs does not calculate to the customer just to the cab driver. the price is still the same, so really i
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to the election coverage. romney has taken a slight lead over the president. according to polls, in the five- days after last week's debate 49% of likely voters say they support romney, 47% say they back obama. however, among all registered voters, the president still holds a three point lead over romney. >> the folks behind seasame street asking the obama campaign to stop running a new ad that features big bird. >> big bird, big bird. it's me. big bird. >> big, yellow. . >> reporter: the ad mocks his promise to end the payments to pbs painting big bird as the shady criminal mastermind between scandals. the workshop said it's a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that doesn't endorse candidates or participate in political campaigns. at an event romney said that the obama campaign should be concerned about more important issues. >> these are tough times with real serious issues, you have to scratch your head when the president spends the last week talking about saving big bird. >> the ads are set to air nationally and the obama campaign said they will be reviewing the corn certains. >> comin
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of an impact but tonight could be the big exception. gov. mitt romney announced in the polls after his strong performance. vice-president biden will likely try to make some lost ground up. tonight's topic, domestic and foreign possibilitpolicy. tonight will be about the economy. an issue that the pundits say will likely decide this election. each campaign offers a vastly different approach to tackling the tough issues including how to lower the nation's 7.8% unemployment rate and how to rein in the national debt that tops $16 trillion. each nominee has 90 minutes to convince the voters that his to get is the best. from abcs moderator is marth news. >> good evening and welcome to the first and only vice- presidential debate of 2012. sponsored by the commission on presidential debates. i am honored to moderate this debate between two men who have dedicated much of their lives to public service. tonight's debate is divided between divided and domestic foreign-policy issues and i will move back and forth between foreign and domestic because that is what a president or vice-president will have to
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
hurt efforts with china on issues with iran. >>> recent polls show president obama beating romney by just 1 percentage point in florida. >>> 7:16. the only vice presidential debate of the season takes place tonight in danville, kentucky. alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with what both candidates are saying about tonight's debate. alison? >> polls show most voters think congressman paul ryan will win tonight's debate. it's at center college in kentucky. ryan admits he's nervous but says he's gonna emphasize the clear differences between the obama and romney campaigns. >> joe biden has been on the stage before. this is my first time. but what he can't run from is president obama's indefensible record. >> biden is much more experienced on the debate stage. he participated in 20 debates in the 2008 debate campaign. he said he's studying on ryan's record an he will make that his focus tonight. >> governor romney has -- i don't want to say anything in the debate that is into the completely accurate. president obama attended martha raddic attended her wedding 20 years ago
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
a minute left and i'd like you to share it equally. early indications, after the debate, that romney got some kind of bump in the polls, i would ask you both, briefly, 30 seconds, each, governor, where does the race stand now. >> i think we have three more debates coming up, one of which is the vice presidential campaign. where paul ryan has been very specific about what he'd do in a budget, and that is the budget that would be bad for our economy, and bad for job growth, and, it would increase taxes on 18 million people, and, so, we have a few more rounds to go, on the fight where we saw, the first one was an energized performance, big bird meets the big lies and now governor romney will be challenged for the remaining 30 days to explain how it is he pays for $5 trillion en cuts and tax cuts for millionaires and with billionaires, without us suffering the... >> chris: senator. >> the debate was a reset of the campaign and gave an opportunity for the american people, first of all, to deburning the myths created by the obama campaign, through false advertising about governor romney, and w
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
he has is he has barack obama's record he has to run on. >> reporter: with the polls tightening into a virtual tie, the stakes in danville are high, especially after last week's presidential debate, when mitt romney was widely viewed over being victorious over president obama. joe biden has to avoid making a gaffe. the president said he has confidence in joe biden. >> i think joe just needs to be joe. congressman right june a smart -- is smart and he's an effective speaker -- ryan is a smart and effective speaker but his idea are wrong and joe knows that. >> reporter: ryan says the two actually get along quite well. they know eacher from -- each other from capitol hill. back to you. >> you can watch the debate right here on the news at 67:00 right here -- 6:00 right here. the news of ktvu will follow. we're providing live coverage on our app and live streaming. >>> according to data from state election board, more democrats than republicans have registered to vote in most battleground states including florida and nevada. campaign says a deeper look also shows an uptick in latino
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
to run on. >> reporter: with the polls in a tie, the steaks are high. especially after last week's presidential debate where mitt romney was viewed as emerging victorious. he made one of his well documented gaps which commented over the sun her. >> unchained wall street -- they will put you all back in chains. >> there will be up to 70 million people so all debates are tough but i am looking forward to it. >> president barack obama said he has confidence in his running mate. >> congressman ryan is a smart and affective speaker. but his ideas are the wrong ones and joe understands that. >> now despite the difference in the 30 years, ryan said they actuallygy get along kuhai well. don't forget you can watch the vice-presidential debate right here beginning at 6:00 tonight and ktvu news will follow immediately after the debate and if you can't get to it, go to our website www.ktvu.com. >>> they call the doping case against the cyclist a one side hatchet job. they issued a 200 page report detailing armstrong's views on performance enhancing drugs and they claim they turned hotel room
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
. the polls are mixed. >> how much did mitt romney and president obama take away from this? what are they taking away from this as they prepare for next tuesday? >> reporter: that's gonna be a very interesting point. you asked a very good question there. what would you pull you out of biden last night that you wanted the president to talk about? would it be attacking the president or going after him on portion or other ires. i'm sure the democrats are looking to see what works in their mind last night. what did not. big bird didn't come up. i thought it would but it didn't. on the flip side, i'm sure republicans are gonna focus on this one statement where he seemed to go what the state department said on the attack in libya. biden said, i thought very clearly, there had been no requests for diplomats for extra security. that is just not sure. i would bet that you will see the republicans attack a little along those lines and then go after the president where they can. next week's format is a town hall format so a little different where you will have voters right next to the candi
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
obama and governor romney will face off in their second debate next tuesday night held at hofstra university in new york. >>> the polls show that the vice presidential debate was something of a toss up. uncommitted voters preferred joe biden over paul ryan. john fowler has more. john? >> reporter: this is always fun. last night, both candidates appeared a little loose with the facts. here are just some examples. right out of the gate on security, before the killing of the u.s. ambassador to lybia. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. >> reporter: just the day before, state department officials testified that they refused security requests. the white house said that biden may not have been personally briefed. next on iran's nuclear weapons program. four years ago -- >> they had enough nuclear material to make one bomb and now they have enough for five. >> reporter: sources say that current intelligence shows that iran has no bomb-grade uranium and no delivery system on which what some call obamacare requiring free birth control. >> they are infringing upon our first freedo
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
that number. >>> they have few new polls and candidates reaction, allison? >> reporter: a new people poll shows president barack obama with an 8 point lead last month. now this is a 3 point margin of error but here is mitt romney in rain soaked areas sounding very upbeat about a win in four weeks. >> i wonder why i am so confident we are going to win. i am confident because i see you here on a day like this, thank you so much. >> they are looking to payment the president on -- paint the president as weak. meanwhile they are taking aim at mitt romney's push to end subsidies for public broadcasting. >> it is not mitt romney you have to worry about,... >> i am going to stop the funds for sesame street. >> allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> for the first time in history the united states does not have a protestant majority. the percentage of protestant adults has fallen and others have increased in the last five years. experts say the trend has political implications because americans with no religion typically vote democrat. >>> physics as announced just a few hours ago, america
FOX
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
with former presidential candidate and john kerry. romney returned from ohio to his new england home to study. various polls show he picked up an average of five points after the first debate. >> tuesday's debate starts at 6:00 p.m. it is being hill at hofstra university in new york. the format is a town hall meeting with both foreign and domestic issues. they will be undecided voters selected by the gallup organization. you can see the debate right here. this is channel 2 news. >> in the court of law. and could mean a victory. the campaign is at odds with the state of wisconsin. why romney supporters have filed a lawsuit against wisconsin. >> the city of san francisco is launch ago new effort to protect voters. george will announce a new hotline where they can report election fraud. the announcement is said to be made at 11:00. we have gotten an update on the final journey of the space shuttle endeavour. right now. there is a live look at it. it is about a mile and a half from the newt fewer home, the california science center. which is near the l.a. coliseum. but keep in mind the journey w
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